Yogapeeth Activities



Yoga Capsule Training (Digestive) Hindi

From 24th to 30th April, yoga training was conducted for the maintenance of the digestive system. Forty participants from Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, New Delhi, Orissa, Punjab, UP and West Bengal took part. Swami Kaivalyananda and Swami Tyagraj conducted the asana, pranayama and yoga nidra sessions. They were assisted by Sannyasi Atmaprabha.




From 10th to 14th May, yoga classes were conducted at the IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Campus, Guwahati, as part of the Spic Macay Convention dedicated to the musical and cultural heritage and traditional art forms of India. Over 200 students participated in two three-hour yoga sessions. Children and students age 6 to 25 took part as well as citizens of 25 states of India. Participants also came from Bhutan, Nepal and Pakistan. Kirtan was the most favourite part of each session. The classes were conducted by Swami Tyagraj who was assisted by Ravi, member of the Yuva Yoga Mitra Mandal.


From 19th to 21 st May, Notre Dame Academy, Patna, organized a yoga shivir for 40 sisters. Daily three sessions were conducted by Swami Yogakanti. Many of the sisters had visited Ganga Darshan, and 20 are involved in teaching yoga to students.

Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh

Dhanbad: From 15th to 21st March, the Yoga Mitra Mandal, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, organized a yoga shivir for the first time. It was attended by over 100 participants. A second shivir took place at the Dhanbad Public High School. Over 350 students took part in the program. At the Rajkumar Saraswati Shishu Mandir Higher Secondary School, 350 students participated in the yoga classes.
Kanke:. From 28th March to 3rd April, the Yoga Sadhana Kendra, Kanker, organized a shivir with two sessions daily which were attended by 120 participants. At the Central High School, Kanker, 500 students attended the yoga classes and the yoga class at the Saraswati Shishu Mandir Higher Secondary School, Kanker, was attended by 600 students.
Narayanpur: From 6th to 13th April, the Sadhaks of Narayanpur organized for the first time a shivir for over 120 participants who joined the classes with great enthusiasm. On 10th April, a second yoga camp was organized for the India-Tibet Border Police, at Jailbadi, ITBP Camp. It was attended by 80 jawans and officers.
Pharasgaon: From 15th to 21 st April, the Yoga Lovers, Pharasgaon, organized one shivir for over 100 sadhakas, one at the Rishi Vidyalaya Secondary School, Taragaon, at the Hostel of Adarsh Vidyalaya, Pharasgaon, and a fourth shivir at the Kasturba Gandhi Residential School, Boregaon, Jugani Camp Secondary School & High School and Gatti Palna School, which was attended by 500 students.
Kondagaon: From 23rd to 30th April, two Shivirs were organized by the Satyam Yoga Kendra, Kondagaon. The first one for the general public was attended by over 150 participants, and the program for the Higher Secondary School, Bajarpara, Higher Secondary School, Dongripara & Girls' Higher Secondary School was attended by 600 students.
All Shivirs in Jharkand and Chhattisgarh were conducted by Swami Gorakhnath.

Uttar Pradesh

From 1 st to 3rd May 2016, Yog Anusandhan Sansthan, Lucknow, Shri Ram Yog Sansthan of Gayatri Shakti Peeth jointly organized a shivir at Gayatri Shakti Peeth, Kursi Road, Lucknow. Over 90 participants attended the morning classes.
Sannyasin Gurupremanand conducted the shivir and was assisted by Sannyasin Poorn Pragya.

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One-year Diploma Course

From August 2015 to May 2016, the one-year Diploma Course (English) was conducted at Ganga Darshan. Twenty-six students, ten females and sixteen males, participated. They came from Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Haryana, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and West Bengal as well as from Argentina, China and Nepal. Daily APMB classes, meditation and yoga nidra were held.
Teachers were Swamis Kaivalyananda, Krishnapriya, Taponidhi, Tyagraj, Upasana, Yogamaya and Yogatirtha, and sannyasis Devileela, Satchidananda, Soumyasahakti and Vijayashakti.

Four-month Yogic Studies Course

From February to May, the four-month Yogic Studies course (Hindi) was conducted at Ganga Darshan. Twelve ladies and eighteen men attended the course. They came from Bihar, Gujarat, Jharkhand, New Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
Classes were conducted by Swamis Kaivalyananda, Mantrapushpam and Tyagraj, and sannyasis Atmarpan and Srimurti.
Swami Shankarananda addressed the students and Swami Niranjanananda encouraged them to continue their journey of yoga.


On 9th and 10th May, BYMM children visited approximately 10 schools in the Munger area to invite children to become members of the BYMM. From 1 7th to 29th May, the process of new admissions took place. It consisted of a three-day yoga camp with oral and written tests. Admission was open for 7 to 12 year old children. Six members of the BYMM administration team organized and conducted the admission process. From about 450 children approximately 200 children were selected.


From 25th to 29th May, the Yuva Yoga Mitra Mandal conducted classes in advanced asana for 25 yuvas at Ganga Darshan. The advanced asanas were regrouped and performed in ten different sequences.


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